Greenstone plant producing building panelsThroughout his years in the construction industry, James Kennedy has seen his share of building materials. But it wasn’t until he attended a trade show in 2012 that he discovered a new system that measured up to his high expectations.“I was actively pursuing a better way to build,” Kennedy said. “I saw the new codes coming and realized that we’ve just got to do something, especially to stay ahead of the curve.”His find was a lightweight building panel composed of light-gauge steel frames that a...
A new construction industry lobby group
is building its case toward tackling the issue of prompt payment in
Ontario.With a provincial review of the
Construction Lien Act underway, Prompt Payment Ontario (PPO) is
compiling research to illustrate the negative impacts that late
payments are havin...
It’s been an odyssey but the Sioux Lookout
Airport is finally proceeding with an overdue expansion and upgrade
to its main terminal building.
The federal and provincial government joined
the Town of Sioux Lookout in announcing an equal three-way funding
deal on July 30 to proceed with a $12....
Construction of the Rainy River open-pit gold
mine in northwestern Ontario is progressing on schedule reported New
Gold in its second quarter results.
The Toronto and Vancouver-based miner said the
first major earthworks for the processing plant started in May with
completion scheduled for t...
Ontario Wood WORKS!
is seeking nominations for the 2015 edition of its awards program, which
recognizes excellence in using wood in design.The organization,
which leads a national campaign to increase the use of wood in commercial,
industrial and institutional construction in North America, ann...